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New U.S. Secretary of Agriculture named

The following USDA Notices have recently been posted:

1) Ed Schafer was sworn in as the 29th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on January 28, 2008.
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/_
s.7_0_A/7_0_1OB?contentidonly=true&contentid=bios_schafer.xml

2) See ERS’ website for state fact sheets containing frequently requested data for each state and for the total United State, including current data on population, per-capita income, earnings per job, poverty rates, employment, unemployment, farm and farm-related jobs, farm characteristics, farm financial characteristics, top agricultural commodities, top export commodities, and the top counties in agricultural sales.
http://www.ers.usda.gov/StateFacts/